INTENSELY BIG BRUSH USED FOR:in order to CAUSE ROOMS TO BECOME CLEAN.
Old Chinese Criteria
1. The current word for the broom, which standardly cooccurs with jī1 箕 "dustpan", is zhǒu 帚.
2. Liè 鬣 refers specifically to a broom made of the mane of a horse.
3. Sáo 埽 refers to the process of sweeping something clean, and this process is standardly accompanied by xǐ 灑 / 洒 "sprinkling with water". See SWEEP
4. Shuā 刷 refers to a broom-like brush, but the word is rare in pre-Han texts. See BRUSH
Modern Chinese Criteria
掃帚 is the current modern word for using a broom to clean an area.
帚 is the standard modern word for a broom.
笤帚 refers to a whisk broom.
rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH ／
Several brooms are depicted on Han reliefs.
Attributions by syntactic funtion
Attributions by text
- 管子 : 3
- 禮記 : 2
帚 zhǒu OC: pjuʔ MC: tɕɨu 4 Attributions
The current word for the broom, which standardly cooccurs with jī1 箕"dustpan", is zhǒu 帚.
鬣 liè OC: rab MC: liɛp 1 Attribution
Liè 鬣 refers specifically to a broom made of the mane of a horse.
- n(horse's mane used as a) broom
掃 sǎo OC: sbluuʔ MC: sɑu 0 Attributions
Sǎo 埽 refers to the process of sweeping something clean, and this process is standardly accompanied by xǐ 灑/洒 "sprinkling with water". See SWEEP
荓 píng OC: beeŋ MC: beŋ 0 Attributions
- nplant which is used for producing brooms (GUAN)
箕帚 jī zhǒu OC: kɯ pjuʔ MC: kɨ tɕɨu 0 Attributions
- NPdustpan and broom Ricci: Balai et van à poussière
Existing SW for
Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: